Yes. At the end of the complementary design process, in which you’ll have unlimited control over the creative direction, you’ll receive a digital mockup. This is exactly what we’ll send to the factory and is provided within one to two business days after payment of your invoice or before if you request it. If it’s not exactly what you were imagining, send it back for further perfecting — and if it’s exactly what you want, send it to our factories immediately by approving it.
Since our duffel bags are both made in a variety of fabrics and a variety of styles, we can’t quite say until you’ve indicated what sort of bags you’re interested in. The expert here is your creative specialist, who will be able to both tell you what colors are available to you and what styles are best-suited for your envisioned image.
That being said, screen printing generally has a maximum number of colors per design location, largely dependent on the fabric type being printed. For some fabric types, including non-woven duffle bags, the number of colors may only be one color per location. Screenprinted can never exceed six colors per location, and is always limited to solid colors only, with no color gradients.
Full color printing allows for unlimited colors and color gradients, but itself is limited to white cotton/canvas fabrics.
Embroidery is limited to tougher, more durable fabrics like cotton/canvas and polyester and may accommodate up to nine colors. We advise no more than five. Other material types, specifically non-woven and PVC, are not recommended for embroidery.
Sizes are listed under the “Styles” tab. Just click on the style you’re interested in, and in the popup you’ll see the description containing their exact measurements.
Like most things involving custom clothing, this one’s best explained visually.
Here’s an image where we’ve placed all the vital information and graphics on a sample image within a zone called “safety,” but extended the image past our desired “trim” point into the “bleed.” Read the following and you too will be able to speak industry jargon:
This is the the perimeter around your image that will be cut off but gives us working space. Please include a .125″ bleed around your images — this would turn a 6″x4” item into 6.25”x4.25”.
This is where we cut the “bleed” off to achieve the desired size. To ensure legibility and a better aesthetic vital graphics and text should not run up against the trim.
This is where all vital graphics must go to guarantee their not being cut. “Safety” is .125” within your desired trim point; you’ll see we’ve placed all our vital text within this zone.
We do not typically provide samples for our duffel bags; our expertise in embroidery and printing means that what you see in your mockup is exactly what the factory uses during the production process and exactly what you get in the mail. This also allows us to ensure a first-class turnaround time.
If you do require a physical sample shipped to your address before full production, we can do that too; of course, your turnaround time will increase accordingly. An extra shipping fee will also be added to your invoice.
We do not provide sample photos or physical sample shipments at a discount rate. Your order invoice must be paid in full before any sample is provided.
Photographic prints are available for only white cotton/canvas duffel bags. Each style has its own size restrictions. Most cotton/canvas styles have a clear-cut print area limitation listed under the “Styles” tab, in the popup description for the specific style.
We put a lot of thought into our prices. Some of the more important variables are quantity, stylistic add-ons, size and “surface area” of the modifications — i.e., how much printing or other graphically-related work does the project require? The person most equipped to give you a price for your product is your sale representative or our useful DIY — both can give you a detailed analysis of your quote and what things featured into our per-item price. Happy hunting!
Due to entanglement, choking and suffocation risks, our duffel bags are NOT intended for use by children 12 and under.
No, we don’t. If you’re looking for a no-minimum duffel bag producer, we’re one of the few folks who do that. Still, we recommend that if you’re going the through trouble to order one, you might as well have a dozen or more made — your sales representative would be happy to show how the per-price unit goes down tremendously after even ten items. That’s because we spread the cost of your unique duffel bag’s set-up across however many that you order.
That said, if you want something that’s truly one of a kind, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll be happy to make a limited edition run of just one.